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Sheryl Sandberg asked Facebook staff to investigate George Soros' finances

Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., told employees to investigate the financial interests of billionaire George Soros in response to his January criticism of the social media giant.

Sandberg wanted to know if Soros had a financial incentive to criticize Facebook, the company said in a statement, confirming reporting by the New York Times.

Two weeks ago, news broke that Facebook had hired

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